Post Tagged with: "HIV/AIDS"

Benefit Gala Raises $8K

Benefit Gala Raises $8K

The School of Nursing and Health Studies Academic Council held a gala in Copley Formal Lounge to benefit Saint Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School in Nairobi, Kenya, on Feb. 22. Founded in 2003 by Fr. Terry Charlton, S.J., St. Al’s supports children affected by HIV and AIDS. “Over the years, fellow[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Global Fund Tackles AIDS

Global Fund Tackles AIDS

International leaders highlighted the need for the current generation to combat the global HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis epidemics in Copley Formal Lounge Wednesday. Ambassador Mark Dybul (CAS ’85, MED ’92), the executive director of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, stated that there is an unprecedented opportunity[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments News

District Sees HIV Drop-Off

The District of Columbia, which has historically had the highest rate of HIV/AIDS in the United States, has seen a 46 percent drop in the rate of infection between 2007 and 2011 from 3.2 percent to 2.4 percent, the Department of Health announced last week. HIV cases in the District[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments City News, News

GU Reaches Out Amid District AIDS Epidemic

At an infection rate of 3.2 percent, HIV/AIDS levels in the District exceed the World Health Organization’s classification of an epidemic and rival the rates found in developing countries. The Georgetown community is finding new ways to combat the incurable illness as well as the stigma that has made AIDS[Read More…]

by December 5, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Summer Provides An Opportunity To See, Not Just Study

“So, how was your summer?” This is the question faculty and students will be asking one another this week. For faculty and increasingly for students, the answer isn’t expected to be about where you spent your vacation and what you did, but about what you learned and produced. Faculty, especially[Read More…]

by August 31, 2007 0 comments Commentary, Opinion